It’s no secret your sex life can change as you age. From pregnancy to menopause to low libido, your sex drive fluctuates. New research into platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections shows there is hope to increase vaginal wall sexual function and orgasms.
At PRP in Philadelphia, Dr. Stuart Kauffman offers his expert advice and treatment options using PRP. To experience the benefits of PRP and discuss your options for a more sexually satisfying life, visit our office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Why does sex drive and orgasm function decrease?
There are many stressors in life that contribute to a low sex drive and a lower orgasmic effect. Declining hormones, relationship issues, and other life problems can take a toll on your sexual health.
Older women will experience a decrease in sex drive and general vaginal function. Mental and physical illnesses such as depression, endometriosis, fibroids, and thyroid disorders, can impact your sex drive. Your ability to orgasm or experience an intense orgasm can fluctuate.
Sexual dysfunction in women
Women who experience sexual dysfunction may be suffering from the following:
Female sexual arousal disorder
Women who suffer with this disorder have a desire for sex but have difficulty finding pleasure in sex.
Hypoactive sexual desire disorder
Also referred to as a low desire to have sex, this isn’t technically a disorder unless it disrupts a woman’s daily life, but around 10% of women suffer with this problem.
Female orgasmic disorder
This disorder is less common. Around 5% of women can be aroused, but find it challenging to orgasm. It can become frustrating and prevent a woman from wanting to have sex in general.
In this case, women suffers physical pain during sex. It may occur during the act itself or after intercourse (sore vaginal area). Around 10-20% of women deal with this issue.
The 411 on the O-Shot®
The O-Shot is a form of PRP injection that can help increase orgasm stimulation and sexual function. The procedure involves injecting your clitoris, labia, and G spot with PRP — a chemical that contains healing proteins.
The shot can decrease symptoms of sexual dysfunction and allow your vaginal area to regain muscle strength.
The benefits of the O-Shot
There are a lot of benefits women may experience after the O-Shot, including greater sexual arousal, smoother vulva skin, a tighter introitus (vaginal opening), stronger orgasms, and increased sexual desire.
For women who experience pain during sex, the O-Shot is said to decrease that pain and provide more comfortable sex.
The O-Shot procedure
The procedure can be done in just a few short minutes. First, your doctor applies the numbing cream to your vaginal area. Then, your doctor injects growth factors to your clitoris and into the upper vaginal area to increase your sexual response.
The procedure requires little to no downtime. Most patients are able to head home soon after the injections.
With 20 years of experience, Dr. Kauffman has been practicing primary care, urgent care, and PRP techniques to ensure a healthier, more satisfying lifestyle for his patients. Schedule your appointment today to learn more about how the O-Shot might benefit you.